Top 10 Events of American Independence

By jialea1
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    It ban importation of Rum and French wine.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    It was the first act that was used on the Colonists.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    When 5 colonist were killed by the British.
  • Boston Tea Party

    It showed that people did not agree with the tax on tea.
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    First Continental Congress

    2 people from all over the 13 colonies came together to discuss liberty.
  • Signing of the Decleration of Independence

    This was the start of our actual independence.
  • Articles of Confederation

    The congress was made sole authority of the new national government.
  • France signs a Treaty

    France signs the treaty of alliance with the United States. The American Revolution becomes a world wide war.
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    Shay's Rebellion

    Government took farmers land.
  • The signing of the US Constitution

    The signing of the US Constitution
    This is important because this shows that people didn't just say "Oh, here is our laws" it shows that everyone agreed on these laws and that people actually will follow them.